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Admissions Timeline

Seventh Grade

April 25th, 2020 - Postponed
The Archdiocese of Washington sponsors a Catholic High School Fair in the spring. Click here for information and registration form after April 1st. Participation is free. The fair provides a convenient way for families to meet representatives from the high schools, receive informational materials and learn about the admissions process and tuition assistance - all at one site. The fair is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington in partnership with the Catholic high schools.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 - POSTPONED
Information Session for Prospective Students and Parents of 7th graders. Convocation Center. 
Details click here.

October 2020
Information Sessions for Prospective Students and Parents. Convocation Center.

November 1st, 2020
Attend Open House at DeMatha.


Fall/Winter of Eighth Grade

Register online for a Stag-for-a-Day visit. Visits begin the third week in September and end the second week of February.

Begin your Application for Admission for the 2021-2020 Academic Year. See 'Application Process.'

Information Sessions for Prospective Students 7:00 PM. Convocation Center. Details click here.

Apply for Archdiocesan Tuition Assistance,(TADS) click here for application.

Apply online for High School Placement Test (HSPT). Click here to register.

Apply online to FACTS for DeMatha tuition assistance (DeMatha Grants). Applications due December 15th. Click here for online application.

November 1st
Attend Open House at DeMatha.

November 11
Send request for transcripts & recommendations via Admissions Portal.

High School Choice window opens on HSPT site. Indicate DeMatha on this form.

Tuition Assistance application(TADS) due to the Archdiocese of Washington. Please visit the ADW site for more information. Register for the HSPT by this date.

December 5th
High School Placement Test (HSPT) administered at DeMatha. Online pre-registration is required by December 1st. Students report to the main building at 8:30 a.m. Testing ends at 12:15 p.m.

Last date for selecting DeMatha as a choice on the HSPT registration form.

December 15th
Online Application for Admission to DeMatha Catholic High School due. DeMatha Tuition Assistance application (online via FACTS) due.
Catholic School Students' Middle School Transcripts due.

January 12th, 2021 
Teacher Recommendations (3) & transcripts (Non-Catholic School Students) due.

February 18th after 3 pm
Decision notification via Admissions Portal.

March 12th
Enrollment forms and fees due for the Class of 2024. 

March 15th
DeMatha Tuition Assistance application FOR TRANSFERS (online via FACTS) due.

Spring/Summer Prior to 9th Grade (2020)

April 20th
New Student Welcome Night at 7 pm. (by video link)

May 9th & June 6th - Postponed
Placement Exams for New Students. Report to the Main Building, rooms 327 & 329 at 9:00 AM. No calculators allowed. Bring 2 pencils.

July 15th
Health Forms due in Main Office.

August 7th
Schedules mailed.

August 15th
Used Book Sale and DeMatha Parent Organization Uniform sale in the Antler Room.